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Brainless Embryos Suggest Bioelectricity Guides Growth - WIRED

She and her supervisor, Michael Levin, a software engineer turned developmental biologist, are investigating whether the brain and nervous system play a crucial role in laying out the patterns that dictate the shapes and identities of emerging organs ...

Günter Blobel Solved a Mystery of Cell Biology: How Proteins Navigate the Body - Wall Street Journal

Wall Street Journal
It was “one of the great experiments in the history of biology,” said James Rothman, chairman of the department of cell biology at the Yale School of Medicine. Dr. Blobel's Nobel Prize came with an award equivalent to about $960,000. He donated it for ...

What lava lamps and vinaigrette can teach us about cell biology -
Their instructors at the Marine Biological Laboratory asked them to decipher how pellets of RNA and protein called P granules form in worm embryos — a tall order given how long the structures had flummoxed biologists. Yet as soon as Courson and Moore ...

Two New Dog-Faced Bat Species Discovered -
Two new species of dog-faced bats have been discovered in the tropical forests of Central and South America. Both new species are described in the March 2018 issue of the journal Mammalian Biology. The Freeman's dog-faced bat (Cynomops freeman) in ...

Marine biology-themed pavilion pitched for Venice Pier - Curbed LA

Curbed LA
A new proposal would bring new exhibit space to the Venice Fishing Pier. John Belista | Shutterstock. A new attraction may be in store for the low-key Venice Fishing Pier if plans from the Venice Oceanarium come to fruition. The nonprofit organization ...

Vision - Mirages

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Introduction to Mirages, An
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Features background, Green Flashes, the superior mirage, and details of refractions.

European Southern Observatory: Hunting Mirages in the Southern Sky

Discusses the pursuit of cosmic mirages.

Unnatural Museum: Mirages in the Sky
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Features an explanation of the simple mirage and Fata Morgana.

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